About CVTs

A Certified Veterinary Technician:

  • Graduates from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program
  • Passes the Veterinary Technician National Exam
  • Registers with the state credentialing entity
  • Maintains Certification renewal and Continuing Education requirements throughout career

The Certified Veterinary Technician’s Oath

I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering, and by promoting public health. I accept my obligations to practice my profession conscientiously and with sensitivity, adhering to the profession’s Code of Ethics, and furthering my knowledge and competence through a commitment to lifelong learning.